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There are 88 "official" constellations recognized by the International Astronomical Union, the body that decides such things.

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How many constellations can be seen from Earth?

There are 88 official constellations, all of which are visible from Earth, but not from every location.


Where does the earth have to be in order to see constellations?

The earth's position has no affect on constellations' visibility. The position of the viewer on the surface of the earth will affect what constellations are visible.


What constellations are visible from Earth?

All of them are. The constellations were all invented by human beings, on Earth. None were invented that can't be seen from Earth.


What do stars and constellations have in common?

Stars are visible at night. Constellations are simply groups of stars as seen from earth, and they are also visible at night.


Constellations visible from Canada?

There are many popular constellations that are visible from Canada. Popular constellations include the big and little dipper for example.


How many constellations in the Earth?

There are no constellations in the Earth. They are in space. There are 88 official constellations.


Why are different constellations visible in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres?

because the earth spins on an axis and during the different parts of the year certain constellations are visible.


What motion is responsible for the regular seasonal changes of the constellations visible in the night sky?

The Earth orbiting the Sun is responsible for the regular seasonal changes of the constellations visible in the night sky.


What motion is responsible for the regular season change of constellations visible in the night sky?

The Earth orbiting the Sun is responsible for the regular seasonal changes of the constellations visible in the night sky.


Are the constellations during the day the same ones visible later that night?

Due to the rotation of the Earth, the constellations overhead in the day time (which are not visible as it is) are not the same ones visible at night. However, the constellations in today's day sky are the same constellations in the night sky 6 months from now, and the constellations in tonight's night sky are the same constellations in the day sky 6 months from now.


How does earth revolution affect the viewing of constellation?

As earth orbits the sun, different constellations come into view while others disappear. Circumpolar constellations are visible all year long, other constellations are not.


What causes different constellations to be visible in the sky during different seasons?

the revolution of the earth

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